Kenya
Ruto campaign in damage control mode after running mate's gaffes

Presidential candidate William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua (on left).
Presidential candidate William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua (on left). © Thomas Mukoya/Reuters
Deputy President William Ruto's campaign team is exasperated by the failure of his running mate, Rigathi Gachagua, to toe the official line. Communications advisers in the Kenya Kwanza coalition have had to deal with a string of polemics sparked by Gachagua's speeches and by comments on social media by some of Ruto's more vocal allies. [...]
Published on 24.06.2022 at 06:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes

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